Lighting Technician Salary

Lighting Technicians in the United States can expect wages of $15.88 per hour on average. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most Lighting Technicians are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. While slightly less than one-half report receiving no health benefits, over one-half do receive medical coverage, and close to two-fifths have dental, as well. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$23,251 - $78,350
$23K
$42K
$78K
MEDIAN: $42,180
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50%
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$10.59 - $23.11
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MEDIAN: $15.62
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$0$78K
Salary $23,251 - $78,350
Bonus $2,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,962 - $61,801
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 32
Hourly Data $0$40
Hourly Rate $10.59 - $23.11
Overtime $16.48 - $40.80
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $2,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$23,962 - $61,801
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 92

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Pay by Experience Level for Lighting Technician

Pay by Experience for a Lighting Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Lighting Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 70 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Lighting Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Lighting Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 22 salaries. A Lighting Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Lighting Technician

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Lighting Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲28%

Experienced
▲6%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 51%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 35%
no benefits
None: 47%
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